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Yes Giantess – The Ruins

Only just stumbled across the video for this, thus I’m not very on the ball and that. Sorry, sorry.

For some reason, when I voted in that BBC Sound of 2010 poll, I went a bit funny and decided it’d be worth voting for this lot. While they have somewhat rudely failed to make their way to even a moderate degree of aclaim in the the UK, they have repaid me to a degree by making this video which features ALIEN ROBOTS.

They’re also still ploughing the same slightly preposterous MGMT-on-poppers furrow that they were last time I looked, which I’ll take as a pretty good thing. This band are sort of recommended if you like Passion Pit and (obviously) MGMT at their most pop, but really only if you also don’t mind a touch of 80s pomp-rock theatrical nonsense joining the party. It’s all a bit stoopid, but enjoyably so.

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Top 50 Singles 2009 (30-21)

Here comes part 3! Click back a few posts for parts 1 and 2. There’s a bit more obvious pop this time around, but a couple of tasty semi-obscurities and treats in there too. All good fun. 2009 has been a pretty good year in pop, I’m starting to think…

Numbers 30 to 21 are behind the clicK…

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Little Boots – Earthquake

Little Boots

Can’t really go anywhere with this one beyond repeating everything I said when discussing Remedy. After a false start with the uncharacteristic single and video for ‘New In Town’, Miss Boots is very much back in the game, playing to type with this synths-in-space video and another single that, well, sounds like Little Boots. All in all a very decent reminder of why we liked her in the first place, a cracking chorus and that’s really all you need to know. Some good remixes doing the rounds too. A few can be found here from Treasure Fingers and (even better) Yes Giantess. Video below the click.

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